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In the exhausting daily life of a caregiver: "We are the arms, the eyes and the legs of the patients"


On the occasion of the International Day of Caregivers, we wanted to pay tribute to these little hands with exemplary devotion.

In the corridors, a woman, small and slender, twirls from one room to another.

Despite her forty-two kilos, Alexandra Mari lifts sick bodies with delicacy and unsuspected strength.

For ten hours, the 28-year-old nurse's aide, from this rare complex prolonged care unit in Sainte-Périne (16th century), an establishment of the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), accepted that we follow her in her daily life, on the occasion of the International Day of this shadow profession, little known and little valued.

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Source: leparis

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